東京大学医学系研究科 国際保健政策学 東京大学 The University of Tokyo

Department of Global Health Policy

Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo




News
2014.5.30

Time to reconsider thyroid cancer screening in Fukushima.

Professors Shibuya and Gilmour from GHP, and Akira Oshima from Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, today published a letter in The Lancet about challenges to thyroid screening in radiation-affected areas in Fukushima. Their letter recommends a careful scientific and ethical reassessment of the newly-commenced thyroid screening program, which in its current form may not calm the fears of local residents, nor provide good scientific evidence concerning thyroid cancer risk.

The letter can be read here.

2014.4.16

国際保健学専攻の平成27年度入試説明会

国際保健学専攻の平成27年度入試説明会が開催されます(4/26)
詳細は国際保健学専攻ウェブサイトをご参照下さい。

The School of International Health will hold an open seminar for prospective students on 26th April. Please visit the SIH site for times and location.

2014.4.4

Diagnosis of a single imported dengue case who had travelled to Japan

A medical student conducting an internship at GHP has reported his analysis results from a mathematical modeling study.

Ryo Ueno, a fifth-year medical student at the Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo, with GHP staff member Associate Professor Hiroshi Nishiura, has published a short note on epidemiological interpretations of the diagnosis of a single imported case of dengue in a German traveler returning from Japan. The letter was published in the February issue of Eurosurveillance, and can be read [...]

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Seminars
2014.1.7

GLP Open Seminar: Professor Hans Rosling

Fact-based view of the world: why developing vs. developed is meaningless

The Global Leadership Program (GLP) at the University of Tokyo and Japan Institute for Global Health (JIGH) are honored to host an open seminar on innovative data visualization, led by Professor Hans Rosling (Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institute and co-founder and chairman of the Gapminder Foundation). Professor Rosling is one of the world’s most popular statisticians notable for his 2006 TED presentation which has been watched more than [...]

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